February 19, 2010

Yale Beats UMBC 4-3

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Yale men's tennis team won the doubles point and three of six singles matches to beat Maryland-Baltimote County Friday night at Navy.

The Bulldogs won doubles 2-1 on the strength of an 8-4 win from the No. 2 team of junior Calvin Bennett and freshman Marc Powers along with an 8-6 win from the No. 3 team of captain senior Connor Dawson and freshman Daniel Hoffman.

Singles wins came from Powers at No. 1 (6-1, 6-2), Hoffman at No. 3 (6-1, 7-6) and sophomore Joel Samaha at No. 5 (7-6, 6-2).

Complete Results

Singles
1.  Marc Powers (Y) def. Chris Meyer (UMBC), 6-1, 6-2
2.  Fredi Voorman (UMBC) def. Calvin Bennett (Y), 7-6 (4), 6-2
3.  Daniel Hoffman (Y) def. Gaulthier Berret (UMBC), 6-2, 7-6 (4)
4.  Adam Duprat (UMBC) def. Erik Blumenkranz (Y), 6-1, 6-2
5.  Joel Samaha (Y) def. Mwali Phiri (UMBC), 7-6 (4), 6-2
6.  Joseph Adewumi (UMBC) def. Jordan Abergel (Y), 7-6 (2), 6-3

Doubles
1.  Voorman / Tsang (UMBC) def. Blumenkranz / Samaha (Y), 8-6
2.  Samaha / Bennett (Y) def. Meyer / Phiri (UMBC), 8-4
3.  Hoffman / Connor Dawson (Y) def. Berret / Bricker (UMBC), 8-6

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity